ブルー

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Japanese[edit]

 
ブルー (burū): the color blue.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English blue.[1][2][3][4][5]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ブルー (-na inflection, rōmaji burū)

  1. blue (color)
    Synonyms: 青い (aoi)
  2. blue (sad, depressed)
    Synonyms: 悲しい (kanashii), 憂鬱 (yūutsu)

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

ブルー (rōmaji burū)

  1. blue (color)
    Synonyms: (ao), 青色 (aoiro), 藍色 (aiiro) (darker blue, indigo)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  4. 4.0 4.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  5. 5.0 5.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN